NOTICE INVITING BIDS
The Padre Dam Municipal Water District ("District") will receive sealed bids for the Santee Lakes Park Shelters Replacement Project (JN 208029) at the office of the Director of Engineering and Planning, Padre Dam Municipal Water District, 9300 Fanita Parkway, P.O. Box 719003, Santee, California 92072-9003 no later than January 13, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., at which time or thereafter said bids will be opened and read aloud. Bids received after this time will be returned unopened. Bids shall be valid for 60 calendar days after the bid opening date. The Engineer’s Estimate is $926,673.00.
Bids must be submitted on the District’s Bid Forms.
Bidders may obtain a copy of the Contract Documents from the Engineering Department of Padre Dam Municipal Water District at: 9300 Fanita Parkway, P.O. Box 719003, Santee, California 92072-9003, (619) 258-4635, on Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (engineering counter is closed during the noon hour), and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to noon, for a non-refundable cost of Forty Dollars and No Cents ($40.00). The District will also make the Contract Documents available for review at one or more plan rooms.
Bids must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier’s check, or a Bid Bond in favor of the District in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the submitted Total Bid Price.
A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference will be held at the District's Administration Office Board Room, on the following date and time: January 6, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. Each and every Bidder must attend the Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference. Prospective bidders may not visit the Project Site without making arrangements through Bryan Hague, Project Manager, at (619) 258-4751. Bids will not be accepted from any bidder who did not attend the Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference.
Each bid shall be accompanied by the security referred to in the Contract Documents, the non-collusion affidavit, the list of proposed subcontractors, and all additional documentation required by the Instructions to Bidders.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish the District with a Performance Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, and a Payment Bond equal to 100% of the successful bid, prior to execution of the Contract. All bonds are to be secured from a surety that meets all of the State of California bonding requirements, as defined in Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120, and is admitted by the State of California. Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22300, the successful bidder may substitute certain securities for funds withheld by District to ensure his performance under the Contract.
The Director of Industrial Relations has determined the general prevailing rate of per diem wages in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to execute the Contract which will be awarded to the successful bidder, copies of which are on file and will be made available to any interested party upon request at Padre Dam Municipal Water District, Attn: Director of Engineering and Planning, or online at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr. A copy of these rates shall be posted by the successful bidder at the job site. The successful bidder and all subcontractor(s) under him, shall comply with all applicable Labor Code provisions,
which include, but are not limited to the payment of not less than the required prevailing rates to all workers employed by them in the execution of the Contract, the employment of apprentices, the hours of labor and the debarment of contractors and subcontractors.
Each bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the following appropriate classification(s) of contractor’s license(s), for the work bid upon, and must maintain the license(s) throughout the duration of the Contract: General Engineering Contractor (Class A).
Award of Contract: The District shall award the Contract for the Project to the lowest responsible bidder as determined from the total of the base bid and all alternates by the District. The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding process.
For further information, contact Bryan Hague, Project Manager, at (619) 258-4751. Dated: December 12, 2011